Astonishing second ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr addresses query about over whether or not Walter Sofronoff ought to be charged for releasing report early
- Walter Sofronoff admitted leaking report early to 2 journalists
- ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr accused him of breaching ‘good religion’
- Mr Barr refused to rule out the potential of costs for retired choose
The chief minister of the ACT has slammed retired choose Walter Sofronoff for ‘breaching his good religion to me’ by releasing his Board of Inquiry report into the Bruce Lehrmann trial early.
The previous Queensland choose has admitted releasing his report to 2 journalists – one at The Australian newspaper, and one other on the ABC – underneath embargo, earlier than the report was launched by the territory’s authorities.
The chief minister of the ACT has slammed retired choose Walter Sofronoff (pictured) for ‘breaching his good religion to me’ by releasing his Board of Inquiry report into the Bruce Lehrmann trial early
The media shops have declined to touch upon their sources.
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr mentioned at a media convention on Monday that he was ‘very clear’ with Mr Sofronoff that his report wouldn’t be redacted or suppressed in any means.
‘He breached his good religion to me by releasing that report forward of getting it to who he was meant to underneath the laws,’ mentioned Mr Barr.
When requested if he want to see Mr Sofronoff charged, Mr Barr mentioned: ‘We’re contemplating our choices, as I’ve outlined’.
Mr Barr mentioned he had not acquired an apology from the retired choose.
‘He has sought to offer a proof,’ he added.
Mr Sofronoff’s 600-page report was formally launched by the federal government on Monday – days after its contents was broadly described within the press.
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